| Jun 21, 2012
| 1:29 PM
Baltimore is one city where crowds come out in the heat of the night to take in open-air movies.
In mid-July last year, when the thermometer was hitting 95 in the day and stalling in the 80s past midnight, fun-seekers swarmed to Federal Hill to watch...
| Jul 1, 2012
| 3:32 PM
Summer TV favorites return in July, including the final episodes of TNT's "The Closer," AMC's "Breaking Bad" and DirecTV's "Damages," as well as new seasons of Syfy's "Warehouse 13" and USA's "White Collar."
Several new series debut, with USA's...
| Sep 13, 2012
| 3:57 PM
John Barth surely ranks among the least screen-adaptable modern (or, perhaps, postmodern) American novelists. His stories are about themselves; the words, their own subject. It's not surprising that only one of his books has made it to the big screen....
| Sep 27, 2012
TV, film, theater, music--Danny Aiello does it all. Most notably, he was nominated for an Academy Award for his work in Spike Lee's "Do the Right Thing." Other film credits include: "Moonstruck," "The Godfather Part 2," and "The Purple Rose of Cairo."...
| Jul 12, 2012
| 1:58 PM
"Lady, like I I've been trying to tell you, this ain't your gnocchi."
For the Little Italy Open Air Film Festival premiere of "The Godfather," Amicci's is offering door-to-chair service. All you gotta do is this.
1. Pick up a menu at the Film Festival,...
| Jul 16, 2012
| 9:32 AM
The Joe Baccala Story, July 19, Criterion Cinemas at Blue Back Square, 42 S. Main St., West Hartford, (860) 523-4600, bowtiecinemas.com
Rocco Mesiti knows whereof he speaks. An Italian-American who grew up in a bilingual household, Mesiti has taught...
| Jul 19, 2012
| 11:21 PM
Usually bands have problems when it comes to the third albums. They have enough material from years of playing the small dingy clubs, and that fills up those first two CDs. On the third disc, they’re in the studio trying to write new material and it...
| Jul 29, 2012
William Friedkin has been directing films for roughly 45 years. You wouldn't know it to look at him. You'd likelier guess that he was born around the time his first feature — the 1967 Sonny and Cher vehicle “Good Times” — was made....
| Apr 14, 2012
Strolling behind tour leader Scott Deitche through Tampa's Ybor City on a spring evening, I found my feet in the present but my brain back in a dark past — say, Nov. 10, 1936.
That's when a black sedan rolled up to the corner where our tour group...
| Apr 25, 2012
| 8:20 AM
John Cusack claims to have little in common with Edgar Allan Poe.
But clad in an all-black outfit and answering questions thoughtfully between long drags of a cigarette in a lonely room deep in the bowels of McCormick Place during the recent Chicago...
| Mar 13, 2013
| 8:57 PM
The last time the Body Worlds people displayed at the Museum of Science and Industry, in a 2011 exhibition showing the development and decline of the human corpus, they included, with seeming incongruity, an ostrich.
The flightless — and, in...